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Camping-Caravaning La Forêt ****

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Camp for €18,- a night at Camping-Caravaning La Forêt in low season with CampingCard ACSI. Camping-Caravaning La Forêt, located in Saint-Jean-de-Monts (Vendée), is a campsite with 45 touring pitches. With your CampingCard ACSI you can camp on one of the pitches during the following periods: 20-04-2019 - 06-07-2019 and 26-08-2019 - 21-09-2019. At this campsite you can not only use your CampingCard ACSI for inexpensive camping, you can also use your ACSI Club ID (as an alternative ID).

A smaller, quiet, accommodating family campsite. High standards. Heated swimming pool. On the edge of a forest. Within walking distance of the beach. Various hiking and cycling options across the site. Wifi free for one device. 1 km from the centre of Notre-Dame-de-Monts.

Extra discount: 8=7

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Average rating: 8.5

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Toilet facilities
8.6
Staff
8.9
Price - quality comparison
8.8
Child friendliness
8.2
Entertainment
5.7
Sports facilities
7.3
Swimming pool
8.4
Food and drink
8.2
Surroundings
8.7

alasdairmacqueen, on this campsite in June 2019

6.4

Travelling party: Couple

Visited in June, low season, very few staff and very limited opeining hours for bar and shop. This in itself is not a problem as expected in low season. The site has not improved much in the 3 years since we visited last, they have built a glass orangerie, that hosts weddings every saturday night with loud music till 02.00. In addition the facility is used for confrences and meetings, which also maked noise late into the night, the latest being 04.00. This was mentioned to the staff who were very offhand and did nothing to resolve the complaint.

The toilet block had no or very little hot water. This took 14 days to rectify, we got the feeling that the guests and delagates to the Orangerie were treated as the sites primary guests, the campers were a by product. The pool area is showing signs of age and does not look particularly well maintained, the grass around the campsite was not cut and the publicised walks around the grounds were overgrown and unpassable.

perhaps Le Direction is looking at the wedding and conference industry for his future, to us an excellent site now ruined, we will not be back.

David Chadwick, on this campsite in May 2019

9.0

Travelling party: Couple

Stopped here for a couple of nights, the host and hostess were welcoming, friendly and helpful with local information.
A short walk to the beach and great cycle routes along the coast north and south.
Lovely tidy and well managed site. Toilets excellent and swimming pool ideal.

Greg Ryan, on this campsite in September 2018

8.8

Travelling party: Seniors

This is a lovely campsite very well run by the site owners. There was just one place on arrival. The reception closed when we arrived during lunchtime but the owner came out to us and guided us to the only remaining pitch and told us to come back later to register. The pitch was spacious and level. Electricity and water at pitch. Toilets and showers are very well maintained. There is great cycling and walking routes nearby and a beautiful beach. The WiFi was not free but very reasonable. I would highly recommend this campsite.

Valerie Ward, on this campsite in July 2018

8.8

Travelling party: Couple

There was a very warm welcome for us even though we turned up during lunch time. We were given a choice of pitches, and although it’s a bit tight for larger vehicles, once set up, we really happy with the location and facilities on site. The toilet and shower facilities are first class, very clean and plenty of hot water. There are plenty of walks and cycle paths nearby and the beach and town are a short walk away. There is a small shop selling basics (the bread is excellent and better and cheaper than the boulangerie in town) and there also do takeaways. RVW

Chris, on this campsite in June 2018

8.6

Travelling party: Couple

What a gem, small but perfectly suited to our taste. The small team at la foret are brilliant. The campsite is well maintained and toilet and shower facilities are first class. Cycle route opposite the entrance and a path through the wood takes you to the beach, we loved our stay and wouldn’t hesitate in returning. Thanks

Dan Scanlan, on this campsite in June 2017

9.0

Travelling party: Couple

This is an excellent amily run campsite. The welcome was sincere and heartwarming. The pitches are good and the location is perfect. Showers toilets etc are spotless. Would highly recommend.

Nigel R, on this campsite in June 2016

8.6

Travelling party: Couple

This has to be one of the best ACSI sites we have stayed in - we felt completely at home within an hour of arriving. The owners have to be the most friendly and helpful that we have come across and the site reflects the hard work that they and their staff put in. The facilities are kept extremely clean and the whole campsite feels well run. There is plentiful hot water for showers, basins and washing up. Wifi is sensibly priced and perfectly good. The take away food was very good. Notre Dame is about a kilometre away and the main beach a little less however there is also a sandy beach a short walk through the forest. The campsite is well suited to those with bikes with a very good cycle track just over the road from the entrance and an extensive network of cycle routes. This is a site we will certainly visit again.

Trevis, on this campsite in September 2015

8.7

Travelling party: Couple

Site is on beautiful coast, slept on beach, only sea could be heard, perfect. Cycle paths to your hearts content, on beach, through forest, on prom. Family run, owners could not be more helpful and welcoming. Would definitely come here again. Weather was glorious.

Denise Gough Jones, on this campsite in July 2015

8.6

Travelling party: Single

Stayed on this wonderful family run site for a week en route back to the UK .
I had stayed at La Foret 20 years ago when my children were very young and I wanted to spend some time there again, it turned out to be an excellent choice. Fabulous, helpful staff, great moules/ frites fresh bread every morning and a pizza van once a week outside the site :-)
The swimming pool was immaculately kept being a perfect temperature at all times,
It was a short walk to an unspoilt beach through the pine forest, plenty of cycle rides and within close proximity to Notre Dame de Monts.

Tanya, on this campsite in June 2015

6.9

Travelling party: Couple

Very small and overcrowded campsite with very little space to even drive to your pitch. The pitches are sandy and compact with little privacy. The toilet facilities are small but clean, however, there were no hand dryers. It is a family run campsite and the couple at reception were so helpful and friendly (even giving us a free laundry token when we forgot to put our washing powder in!) The location was perfect, just outside the campsite there was a short forest path leading to a quiet beach. It is only a short walk to the two towns on either side of the campsite and both also have lovely beaches.

General information

Period of opening
20-04-2019 till 21-09-2019
Area
1 ha
Number of touring pitches
45 (88 - 120m2)
Campsite suitable for disabled persons
Yes
Eco campsite
Yes

* Amenities in bold are not included in the overnight price. Some may need to be paid for. (This does not imply that all amenities not in bold are free!)

Popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
    • surface area:100 m2
    • period:01-05/21-09
    • Heated:Yes
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
  • Caravans allowed
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Sea swimming (max. 0.5 km)
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level:easy | average
Internet
  • Mobile internet
    • Type:4G
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
At the reception
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Credit cards accepted
    • credit card:MasterCard | Visa Card
  • Payment by debit card/Maestro possible
Campsite rules
  • Caravans allowed
  • Tents allowed
  • Small extra tent permitted
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Also suitable for motorhomes > 8m and > 4 tonnes
    • length:8,1
    • weight:4001 kg
  • Twin-axle vehicles permitted
  • Also suitable for caravans > 5.5m, excluding towbar
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Barbecues permitted
    • type of BBQ:electricity | gas
Dogs
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
Water and toilet facilities
  • Showers: hot water
  • Washbasins: hot water
  • Standard toilets
  • Toilet for the elderly
  • Senior citizens' shower (with extra wall supports)
  • Family shower
  • Baby room
  • Toilet paper provided
  • Chemical toilet disposal point
  • Water connection at/near the pitch (max. 15 m)
  • Waste water drainage at/near the pitch (max. 15 m)
  • Tap at/near the pitch (max. 50 m)
  • Showers: cold water
  • Washbasins: cold water
Washing, washing-up, cooking
  • Washing up sinks: hot water
  • Washing up sinks: cold water
  • Laundry sinks: cold water
  • Laundry sinks: hot water
  • Washing machine(s)
  • Dryers
Food, drink and groceries
  • Fresh bread available at the camp site
    • period:29-05/14-09
  • Groceries: limited selection
    • period:29-05/14-09
  • Snack bar
    • period:01-06/31-08
  • Takeaway meals
    • period:01-06/31-08
Available to hire at the campsite
  • Bicycles
  • Electric bikes
  • Safes
  • Cars
Swimming
  • Outdoor swimming pool
    • surface area:100 m2
    • period:01-05/21-09
    • Heated:Yes
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • surface area:15 m2
    • period:01-05/21-09
    • Heated:Yes
  • Sea swimming (max. 0.5 km)
Beach
  • Sandy beach
Sports and play
  • Children's playground: large
  • Table tennis table
  • Jeu de boules alley(s)
  • Children's playground: small
  • Golf course nearby (max. 10 km)
    • distance:4 km
    • total:18
Recreation (adults)
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level:easy | average
  • Marked out walking routes near the camp site
    • level:easy | average
  • Games room
  • Television
Ground and vegetation
  • Grass
  • Sand
  • Pitches with some shade
  • Marked pitches
Situation of campsite
  • Public transport near the camp site (max. 0.5 km)
    • distance:0,2 km
  • Shopping opportunities in the vicinity (< 10 km)
    • distance:1 km
  • Situated on the coast (max. 0.5 km)
  • Distance to the sea (max. 10 km)
    • distance:0,4 km
Disabled
  • A shower (150 cmsx150 cms minimum) and a toilet (165x220cms or 190cmsx190cms minimum)
Miscellaneous
  • Quiet during the day and at night
  • Special facilities for motorhomes
  • Euro-plug required
  • Electrical hook-ups possible to maximum %s amps
    • Max. electricity:10 ampère
  • Defibrillator
  • Footpaths and roads are lit
Address & Route

Would you like to book Camping-Caravaning La Forêt or request more information? You can do both using the information below.

  • Camping-Caravaning La Forêt
    190 chemin de la Rive
    85160 / St. Jean-de-Monts
    France

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    46°49'5"N 2°7'48"W
  • In St. Jean-de-Monts take the D38 towards Notre-Dame-de-Monts. Turn left at Notre-Dame-de-Monts sign, Chemin de la Rive. Campsite after 300m on the left.

  • Warning! Since July 13 2015, many French campsites are prohibited from installing their own signpost. We advise to use GPS-coordinates to locate the campsite.

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Weather forecast

Tue

20 / 08

 

Wed

21 / 08

 

Thu

22 / 08

 

Fri

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Sat

24 / 08

 

Sun

25 / 08

 

Mon

26 / 08

 
Max. 20.3° 24.6° 24.3° 27.9° 27.3° 24.9° 24.6°
Min. 13.3° 13.5° 14.6° 15.2° 17° 17.1° 16.4°
Precipitation 0% 0% 0% 0% 5% 5% 5%
Wind direction NW NO NW NO NO W NW
Wind speed 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

Average temperature

Climate

Precipitation total (mm)
Jan 81
Feb 66
Mar 61
Apr 51
May 56
Jun 41
Jul 46
Aug 61
Sep 71
Oct 76
Nov 86
Dec 89
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